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Historical memory and representations of the Vietnam War

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- United States,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Literature and the conflict,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Motion pictures and the conflict

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 364-365).

      Statementedited with introductions by Walter L. Hixson.
      SeriesThe United States and the Vietnam War ;, 6
      ContributionsHixson, Walter L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS559.73.U6 H57 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 368 p. :
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6782142M
      ISBN 100815335369, 081533530X
      LC Control Number00030861

        In Vietnam, the war is both past and present. It is past in the sense that diplomatic relations with the US have been normalized, the Vietnamese people have largely moved-on, and Vietnam is actively pursuing western investors and fostering a burgeoning tourist industry. But the war is also still very present. Researchers have raised questions about recovering traumatic situations such as the Holocaust, the bombing of Hiroshima, the Vietnam war or the fratricidal massacres in Yugoslavia. Although some classic studies have identified important aspects relating to history and memory, there are several ways of dealing with the past, all of which involve interests, power and exclusion.

      The Country of Memory fills this gap in the literature by addressing the subject of history, memory, and commemoration of the Vietnam War in modern day Vietnam. This pathbreaking volume details the nuances, sources, and contradictions in both official and private memory of the War, providing a provocative assessment of social and cultural change in Vietnam since the s.   UPDATE: After we posted this article, Times readers weighed in with their favorite books on the Vietnam War. These 10 books, in addition to the ones below, were recommended multiple times.

      In Historical Memory and Representations of the Vietnam War, Taylor & Francis, Kelly, Gabrielle, and Cheryl Robson. “Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos: Women Directors of the Post-War Era.” In Celluloid Ceiling: Women Film Directors Breaking Through. Aurora Metro Books, Thuan, Le Xuan. “The First Director of Vietnam - Bạch Diệp.   Dog Soldiers won the National Book Award for Fiction, the first Vietnam War novel to do so. But it wasn’t the last. But it wasn’t the last. James Webb, Fields of Fire ().


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In this volume scholars draw conclusions about the ways in which the war has been remembered. Historical Memory and Representations of the Vietnam War Historical Memory and Representations of the Vietnam War, Walter L.

Hixson, ISBN X, Volume 6 of United States and the. Historical memory and representations of the Vietnam War. edited with introductions by Walter L. Hixson. New York: Garland Pub., xv, pages: illustrations; 24 cm. Description: "A study of American attempts to come to terms with the legacy of the Vietnam War, this book highlights the central role played by Vietnam veterans in shaping public memory of the war.

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Frequently these differences are propagated by the government, media, or society out of ignorance, contempt, or both. One of the most prominent examples of this is the Tonkin Gulf incident which lead to a resolution with the same name.

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Christina Schwenkel's absorbing study explores how the "American War" is remembered and commemorated in Vietnam today -- in official and unofficial histories and in everyday life. Schwenkel. Robert F. Turner, a Vietnam veteran and Hoover Institution fellow who later obtained a non-tenured position at the University of Virginia Law School, disputed the portrayal of the Vietnamese Communists as devoted nationalists in his book Vietnamese Communism: Its Origins and Development.

17 In an international history of the war, distinguished. The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

In The Scar That Binds, Keith Beattie examines the central metaphors of the Vietnam war and their manifestations in American culture and life. Blending history and cultural criticism in a lucid style, this provocative book discusses an ideology of unity that has emerged through widespread rhetorical and cultural references to the war.

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However, as contemporary culture tries to come to terms with the events and their political, psychological and cultural. The Country of Memory fills this gap in the literature by addressing the subject of history, memory, and commemoration of the Vietnam War in modern day pathbreaking volume details the nuances, sources, and contradictions in both official and private memory of the War, providing a provocative assessment of social and cultural change in Vietnam since the s.

Memory and Form: An Analysis of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Julianne Corbin (WRPaper 3) Read the instructor’s introduction Download this essay.

On Novemthe Vietnam Veterans Memorial (VVM) was completed, ten years after the end of the bitter and divisive Vietnam War that tore the United States apart.

About The Vietnam War. From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart–the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our country.

This nicely written book should be available to all, and especially to scholars and discerning public intellectuals. Summing up: Highly recommended.” CHOICE “Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War is a discerning investigation of historical remembrance in the writings of Vietnam War veterans.

John Wood deftly.A Vietnam War Reader: A Documentary History from American and Vietnamese Perspectives By Michael H. Hunt University of North Carolina Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.In Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War Viet Thanh Nguyen, a professor of American Studies at USC and a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, reflects deeply on the mechanisms of memory which have shaped and controlled the images and understandings of the Vietnam War.

He does not confine himself to Vietnam, drawing broad strokes across.